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. and the c-17 cargo planes from the u.s. air force from mcguire air force base, from travis air force base were here regularly yesterday. they were only on the ground about an hour a time, an extraordinary operation to watch them land, get unloaded. turn back around and go back to get more supplies. but you get the sense, steve, that this is very much a make or break day for haiti. a lot of the supplies have been coming in here to the port-au-prince airport but i spend many, many hours out on the streets of port-au-prince yesterday and i can tell you this -- i did not see a single instance in which that aid was being handed out to the desperate people who need it most. and there was a calmness among the desperation yesterday. we did see those instances of looting but they were few and far between in reality. generally, they were facing this with a relatively calm determination. you get the sense if they do not get the food they need, they do not get the water they need, they do not get the medical supplies that they desperately need within the next 24 hours, then the scene here could chang
'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. another $100 million of american tax money heading to haiti. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. world is cringing looking at pictures like these caused by that terrible earthquake in haiti. no one knows for sure but the death toll could top 100,000. right now lives are in the balance as there are folks alive in the rubble. already, thousands of american military are going to haiti, trying to save lives and impose some kind of order there. today, president obama pledged an enormous amount of money. >> i'm also announcing an iminvestment of $100 million to support our relief efforts. this will mean more of the life-saving equipment food water and medicine that will be needed. this investment will grow over the coming year as we embark on the long-term recovery from this unimaginable tragedy. >> bill: since 1992, the beginning of the clinton administration the u.s.a. has given haiti close to $3 billion in assistance and billions more have been donated by other countries. president clinton took a personal interest in improv
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